Looking to dine by the water? We’ve rounded up the best beachside and seaview restaurants in Hong Kong.
We can always do with a break from the city’s chaos, and there’s no better place than the beach. Soak in the sun, sea and sand, and then make your way to these al fresco beachside restaurants and bars that’ll transport you miles away from the hustle and bustle, without sacrificing on delicious food and drinks. What more could you ask for?
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Bathers, South Lantau
For a luxurious beachside experience, stop by Bathers (formerly known as The Beach House) in South Lantau. We love the open air and uninterrupted sea views here, matched with tasty grilled goodies and fresh seafood.
Sassy Tip: On weekends and public holidays, Bathers opens up its one-stop fish and chip shop, Mr Chipper – a must for the quintessential beach experience.
Treasure Island Beach Club, Pui O
Located at the former Mavericks restaurant space at Pui O, Treasure Island Beach Club comes complete with a sun terrace and bar, as well as a menu of tasty vegetarian and vegan dishes. Listen to live music, grab a drink and enjoy Pui O’s legendary pink sunset. Remember, the restaurant is only open from Friday to Sunday, as well as public holidays!
Read More: A Local’s Guide To South Lantau
Limewood, Repulse Bay
With its open space design, Limewood is the perfect place to sip on a mojito and enjoy the fresh air. Indulge in easy, breezy tropical vibes that will make you feel like you’re a million miles away from the city. The menu here combines Southeast Asian, Mexican, Hawaiian and Caribbean flavours, with a speciality in BBQ.
Padstow Restaurant & Bar, Sai Kung
Spread over three floors, this British-inspired waterfront restaurant caters to every occasion. Pull up a chair on its ground floor for some proper pub grub and casual beach club vibes, complete with big screens for sports, or head to the first floor for something more formal. The roof terrace is perfect for those who wish to indulge in alfresco drinks and nibbles.
Padstow Restaurant & Bar, 112 Pak Sha Wan, Sai Kung, Hong Kong, www.padstow.hk
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Zaks, Discovery Bay
Zaks is the largest restaurant on Discovery Bay’s oceanfront hub, complete with two storeys, a spacious terrace and stunning views. With an extensive menu featuring everything from modern Asian to fresh seafood, burgers and more, this pick is a great option for group dining!
Ben’s Back Beach Bar, Shek O
Ben’s Back Beach Bar is the perfect hangout, whether it’s post-hike (the Dragon’s Back trail ends here!) or after taking a dip in the sea at Shek O Back Beach. With a casual atmosphere, inexpensive drinks and an outdoor patio BBQ area, this is a great spot for sundowners with friends!
Sassy Tip: The bar is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, so save your trip for later in the week!
Ben’s Back Beach Bar, 273 Shek O Village, Shek O Back Beach, Hong Kong, 2809 2268
Sip Song, Repulse Bay
Inspired by the beach culture of Southern Thailand, Sip Song is the place to go when your dream of a tropical getaway reaches fever pitch. With its relaxed beach-chic interiors and smooth, easy cocktails, you’ll be transported straight to the Thai coast. The dishes here take their cue from Bangkok’s night markets with a mix of street food classics.
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Coconuts Thai Bar & Grill, Deep Water Bay
Perfect for the long summer months, Coconuts Thai is open all day long and offers up a taste of modern Thai. Perched right next to the water, head here for picturesque ocean views. Don’t forget to bring the pup along – this pick is pet-friendly to boot!
Momentai, Sai Kung
This large, open-air bar and restaurant is a popular hangout for locals and visitors alike. There’s a pool table, lots of comfy seating, a huge selection of craft beers and, best of all, a stunning view of the ocean.
Ming Kee Seafood Restaurant, Po Toi Island
If you’re the kind of person who craves seafood after a day at the beach, make your way over to Ming Kee Seafood Restaurant on Po Toi Island. We’ve heard that the calamari is to die for – pair it with a bottle of ice cold beer for the ultimate in seafood feast. Ming Kee is a great place to bring friends to escape the city, especially if you’re on a budget!
Cococabana, Shek O
If you’ve been craving Mediterranean food then this al fresco restaurant is for you. Known for its Mediterranean inspired décor, cuisine and spacious terrace, Cococabana is great for a fresh and filling meal after a busy day at the beach.
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Chuen Kee Seafood Restaurant, Sai Kung
Located on the waterfront in Sai Kung, this Michelin-recognised family-run restaurant is not quite beachside but the beautiful sea views more than make up for it. Opt for its famed fresh seafood, or arrive around lunchtime for some dim sum.
Chuen Kee Seafood Restaurant, 87-93 Man Nin Street, Sai Kung, Hong Kong, 2792 6938
More Beachside And Seaview Restaurants Worth Checking Out
- Hing Kee Beach Bar, Cheung Chau – Tasty home-cooked dishes and a selection of local craft beers. www.facebook.com/Hing-Kee-Beach-Store
- Thai Dao, Sai Kung – Northern Thai dishes await at this Sai Kung haunt, set against the backdrop of uninterrupted sea views. www.facebook.com/thaidao.saikung
- Amalfitana, Repulse Bay – Artisan pizza, delicious cocktails, desserts and a gorgeous ocean view. www.amalfitana.hk
- Spices, Repulse Bay – beautiful Asian flavours (with plenty of vegan options!), breezy cocktails and picturesque ocean views. www.therepulsebay.com
- One-ThirtyOne, Sai Kung – A Mediterranean-style three-storey house serving contemporary French cuisine, with a lawn and outdoor terrace overlooking the sea. www.one-thirtyone.com
Editor’s Note: “The Best Beachside Restaurants And Bars In Hong Kong” was most recently updated by Nicole Moraleda in April 2023. With thanks to Bonnie Zhang and Jess Ng for their contribution.
Main image courtesy of @sophiecwf_ via Instagram, image 1 courtesy of Bathers via Instagram, image 2 courtesy of Limewood via Instagram, image 3 courtesy of Zak’s via Instagram, image 4 courtesy of Sip Song via Instagram, image 5 courtesy of Momentai via Instagram, image 6 courtesy of Cococabana via Instagram, image 7 courtesy of Hing Kee Beach Bar via Facebook.